HS2 will use the best of British skills and innovation, creating thousands of UK jobs and opportunities for SMEs. It will be one of the most environmentally responsible infrastructure projects ever in the UK.
HS2 will construct 10 tunnels in Phase One. We've also launched our first TBM - Florence.
At least 5,000 workers will build the 36 mile line.
Find out how HS2 is protecting and enhancing woodlands, habitats and wildlife as we plan and build the railway.
Learn about the HS2 Phase One route and the facts and figures behind constructing Europe's largest infrastructure project.
So far, HS2 has supported 15,000 jobs in every region of the country. With construction started there will be more opportunities.
Jobs and skills
HS2 is creating thousands of contract opportunities in its supply chain. Find out how your business can get involved.
Suppliers and Businesses
HS2's workers will use innovative technology and world-leading construction techniques.
Before we build bridges, tunnels, tracks and stations, the largest archaeology programme ever undertaken in the UK is happening.
Find out how HS2 community funding supports local environmental and economic improvements along its route.
Community and business funding
We’re creating a green corridor alongside HS2, which will be home to wildlife and integrate HS2 into the landscape.
HS2 Green Corridor
This will be the first brand new intercity terminus station built in Britain since the since the 19th century.
HS2 will deliver 11 new platforms, a new concourse and improved connections to the Underground.
The station design focuses on sustainability and it will be built to achieve a ‘BREEAM excellent’ standard.
The station will allow direct interchange with local trains and provide a new park.
HS2 London contractors are working together to support local communities